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Listen to today’s testimony of Dr. Ralph Hawkins, Dr. Liz Zubek, Canadian Blood Services and the Public Health Agency of Canada in the standing health committee.June 8th, 2017 You can listen to the interesting testimony here… Dr. Njoo from the Public Continues →
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Recent in: Guidelines – Boxing-in disease
[CanLyme Note: NICE in the UK, similar to the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) is given statutory distinction. NICE published Lyme disease guidelines using their legislated privilege. In Canada, the Association of Medical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (AMMI) and PHAC have openly supported the NICE guidelines. PHAC regularly abuses its legislated privilege and AMMI continually makes misleading false statements to Continues →
The new draft of the Infectious Disease Society of America (IDSA) guidelines open for public comment for 45 days.
The IDSA has presented their draft guidelines which with a brief scan appear not much different then their old controversial poorly evidenced guidelines. Much of the same old players and 3 token patients. Typical unequal representation. Public comments close August 10th. Take your time, make notes before you enter their controlled comment format process as you have to submit all Continues →
Advocates claim policy harms patients and violates HHS standards for information quality Washington, DC – WEBWIRE – Tuesday, February 19, 2019 Advocates for Lyme disease patients are calling on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to withdraw its endorsement of single-dose antibiotic prophylaxis for prevention of Lyme disease after a tick bite. A key limitation of the recommendation Continues →
Yet another United States state enacts a law to protect doctors who treat Lyme disease appropriately.
Unanimous legislative approval for bill on Lyme Disease treatment March 22nd, 2017 by O. Kay Henderson The Iowa legislature has voted to let Iowa doctors prescribe more aggressive treatment for Lyme Disease than is currently allowed by the state’s Board of Medicine, but the state’s medical community opposes the move. According to Representative Sandy Salmon of Janesville, the state Board Continues →
[CanLyme Note: Canada has suspended almost 100% of doctors who diagnose and treat Lyme disease based appropriately by all standards upon a clinical diagnosis, and patient response to treatment. The level of misinformation and anti-scientific standards endorsed and supported by the United States Center for Disease Control and those countries like Canada and Sweden who blindly endorse whatever the US CDC Continues →
By Greenwich Post on March 2, 2016 Thousands in the Lyme disease community hail U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) as a pioneer for the cause, who has worked for nearly 20 years with Global Lyme Alliance. Some of the highlights of his advocacy work: Ten years ago, as Attorney General, Blumenthal launched an investigation into guidelines for treating Lyme developed Continues →
Overruled: Canadian physician was slapped on the hand for not following IDSA guidelines… appeal decision said he does not have to follow those guidelines.
This is yet another case of a College of Physicians and Surgeons in Canada, overstepping their right to enforce particular guidelines be followed. The physician was initially penalized (cautioned) for not following “appropriate” or “recommended” guidelines. The provincial College’s of Physicians and Surgeons across Canada, and federal and provincial health authorities have always stated publicly that guidelines are only “suggestions” Continues →
[CanLyme note: The argument to market a vaccine anytime soon is weak. Until many eyes have had a chance to review the data, primarily including the patient’s experts, no vaccine should be introduced… and if it is, it will fail because of broken trust.] Published on Jul 30, 2015 A Lyme disease vaccine is no longer available. The vaccine manufacturer Continues →
Advocates for people with Lyme disease want public health agencies to take a more aggressive stance in treating the tick-carried disease early, before it leads to later health complications. With summer weather arriving, Ottawa Public Health is again warning the public to watch out for signs of Lyme disease, an infection caused by Borrelia burgdorferi, a bacteria transmitted through the Continues →
Medicine Or Mass Murder? Guideline Based on Discredited Research May Have Caused 800,000 Deaths In Europe Over The Last 5 Years
[CanLyme note: The Infectious Disease Society of America’s Lyme Disease guidelines have so many flaws, and are so devoid of independent ethical evaluation in relation to the global databank of research that they may become the most notorious guidelines of the past one-hundred years to have caused so much global disability … all while the medical money machine profited selling Continues →
Mother diagnosed with MS and facing life in a wheelchair is cured – after she discovered her symptoms were due to a TICK BITE
PUBLISHED 17 June 2013 Julia Marshall-Wessendorf, 37, was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 2010 An MRI scan showedlesions on her brain and spinal cord consistent with MS Was on expensive drug regime and thought she faced future in a wheelchair Developed other symptoms inconsistent with MS so did some research Went to doctor and asked for test for tick-borne Lyme Continues →
By John Fauber, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel/Medpage Today and Ellen Gabler, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Published: December 19, 2012 The stated intent of treatment guidelines is to “guide” clinicians’ treatment of patients with a series of recommendations based on evidence. But that intent may not be universally reflected in published guidelines and the disconnect is all about money. Money Talks Doctors with Continues →